You may never be audited by an insurance company, but if you are, here are a few tips and tricks for how to handle the insurance company’s request. Note that most dietitians find the insurance company requests a select number of chart notes for a particular client, with the aim of ensuring that you are billing for the services that you say you are billing for, billing via the correct diagnosis code, and billing for the amount of time that you said you spent with your client. In other words, an audit conducted by an insurance company is rarely what comes to mind when you think of an IRS audit where all of your records and documentation are examined.
Let us handle the insurance paperwork, so that you can focus on what really matters! Whether you already accept health insurance on behalf of your clients, or you would like to start accepting insurance, Healthy Bytes is your biggest ally. We specialize in nutritional counseling reimbursement so that you don’t have to.
During our one-on-one coaching sessions with you, we often hear that you’re unsure of where to start when setting up your nutrition business or private practice. What comes first, you ask – is it coming up with my business name or brand? Is it handling the legal aspects of my business and setting up my LLC or other business entity? While there is no one perfect set of orderly steps to take for setting up your business, the following are five steps that you should take when you’re establishing your business.
During our coaching sessions with you, we often hear that you’re unsure of how to start up your nutrition business or private practice. What comes first, you ask – is it coming up with my business name or brand? Is it handling the legal aspects of my business and setting up my LLC or other business entity? While there are numerous places to begin, here at Healthy Bytes, we suggest starting with drafting your business plan.
Whether you’re just starting your nutrition business, or you’re a seasoned registered dietitian nutritionist, your business should have a marketing plan. Marketing plans force you to put some thought and planning into the direction of your private practice – how will you market your services for a defined period of time, what strategies and tactics will get you to your goals, and at what cost?